A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR OPEN STANDARD SELF-MANAGING SENSOR OVERLAY FOR WEB SERVICES

Wail M. Omar, Bassam A. Ahmad, A. Taleb-Bendiab, Yasir Karm

Abstract

To improve the usability and reliability of grid-based applications, instrumentation middleware services are now proposed and widely accepted as a means to monitor, control and manage grid users’ applications. A plethora of research works now exist focusing on the design and implementation of a range of software instrumentation techniques (Lee et al. 2003, Reilly and Taleb 2002) to enhance general systems’ management including; QoS, fault-tolerance, systems recovery and load-balancing. However, management, assurance and fidelity concerns related to sensors and actuators (effectors) support for grid and web services environment received little to no attention. This paper presents a lightweight framework for the generation, deployment and discovery of different types of sensors and actuators together with two associated description languages namely; monitor session description language and sensor and actuation description langue. These are used respectively to describe the set of deployed sensors and actuators in a given self-managing grid infrastructure, and to define monitoring properties and policies of a given target service/application. Moreover, negotiation process is considered between different units of the grid environment. In addition, the paper presents a developed sensor-based systems awareness fabric layer for self-managing decentralised web services. The paper concludes with a case study illustrating the use of the sensor framework for job monitoring.

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M. Omar W., A. Ahmad B., Taleb-Bendiab A. and Karm Y. (2005). A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR OPEN STANDARD SELF-MANAGING SENSOR OVERLAY FOR WEB SERVICES . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 72-81. DOI: 10.5220/0002514100720081


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Wail M. Omar and Bassam A. Ahmad and A. Taleb-Bendiab and Yasir Karm},
title={A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR OPEN STANDARD SELF-MANAGING SENSOR OVERLAY FOR WEB SERVICES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={72-81},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002514100720081},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - A SOFTWARE FRAMEWORK FOR OPEN STANDARD SELF-MANAGING SENSOR OVERLAY FOR WEB SERVICES
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - M. Omar W.
AU - A. Ahmad B.
AU - Taleb-Bendiab A.
AU - Karm Y.
PY - 2005
SP - 72
EP - 81
DO - 10.5220/0002514100720081